decor projects


Before (3 industrial shelving units with particle board shelves)

After - Had lumber cut to size to replace particle board, applied multiple coats of tea and vinegar stain to age, finished with walnut oil.

rescued chairs

Before ($2 thrift store chair)

After- sanded and stained

Before ($7 thrift store chair)

After - Stained, added new foam and reupholstered.

Before (Craigslist find)

After - Repaired damage to wood and cane, cleaned upholstery, and stained a slightly darker color.

banister update

new walk-in pantry

Before (kitchen closet)

After - Painted floor, painted walls, added floor cloth (hides crawl space access door), added shelves.

half bath budget renovation


After - Removed wallpaper, painted walls, up-cycled lighting, installed new faucet and drawer pulls, refaced old Formica with concrete.

master bath budget renovation

  • Painted walls, cabinet and tile grout.
  • Stenciled floor
  • Installed new medicine cabinets, drawer pulls, and towel bars.

  • den & fireplace update


    After - Painted walls, trim and fireplace; added reclaimed lumber mantle; (had tile professionally installed)

    budget light fixture update


    After - Gel stained and added "new" (recycled) shades.


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